An Irishman Abroad

Gary Lightbody (From The Patreon Archive): Episode 245

July 31, 2020

Gary Lightbody has seen all of his dreams come true as the frontman of Snow Patrol and yet, the last 7 year's have been the most difficult of his life. In this incredibly raw and powerful interview, Gary opens up about facing his demons on the new Snow Patrol album (37:00), the incredible toll that constant touring takes (13:00) and the risky surgery that he turned down which could have cost him his career (28:00).


From the hilarious story of his discovery of acupuncture (32:00) to sleeping on fans' couches (9:00) and co-writing with Taylor SwiftEd Sheeran and One Direction (19:00), this interview is a true highlight of the series to date.


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